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Flood fury: Following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas of the Dikhow, Darika, Demow, Mitong and Desung, all these tributaries of the Brahmaputra are flowing above the danger level. Rising waters have now inundated large areas of land. More than 22 villages and over 500 families were affected in Nazira and Sivasagar till Monday morning. NDRF and SDRF have been pressed into service to rescue the marooned people. – Photo: Manoj Borthakur
Nine new cases push Arunachal COVID-19 tally to 126
Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), June 23: Nine more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state's coronavirus count to 126, an official said on Tuesday. ...

PM Modi remembers Syama Prasad Mookerjee on death anniversary
NEW DELHI, June 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his 67th death anniversary. ...

PM Modi greets people on Jagannath Yatra
NEW DELHI, June 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Lord Jagannath Yatra, hoping that it brings good health and prosperity. ...

Man shoots himself after killing mother-in-law, wife
KOLKATA, June 23: A 42-year-old man on Monday allegedly shot himself after killing his mother-in-law at her flat here after flying down from Bengaluru where he had killed his wife, a Kolkata police officer said ...

PM Modi must be mindful of implications of his words: Manmohan Singh on Ladakh face-off
NEW DELHI, June 23: In his first remarks on the Ladakh face-off, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said PM Narendra Modi must be mindful of the implications of his words and cannot allow China to use them as a vindication of its position. ...

Indian man among two new coronavirus cases in New Zealand
MELBOURNE, June 23: An Indian man is among two persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in New Zealand, taking the total number of active COVID-19 cases in the country to nine after having none at all earlier this month, health officials ...

Ward-wise lockdown in Guwahati imminent
GUWAHATI, June 22 - With around 150 persons without travel history testing positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati, the State Health Department today said that the situation in the city was “alarming” and recommended the Kamrup Metro administration to enfo ...

India, China hold 2nd round of Lt Gen-level talks
NEW DELHI, June 22 - Indian and Chinese militaries on Monday held a second round of Lt General-level talks in an attempt to ease tensions between the two countries following the violent clashes in Galwan Valley that left 20 Indian Army personnel dead ...

PCBA recalls closure notice served to OIL
DIBRUGARH, June 22 - After a day of hectic discussions between Oil India Limited (OIL) and the Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA), the latter recalled its closure notice of June 19, even as the PSU major has assured to respond to all the queries o ...

Assam’s recovery rate among top 3 states
GUWAHATI, June 22 - Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said Assam was performing better in COVID-19 management than many other states and the State’s recovery rate (63.3) was among the top three. ...

Patowary woos Singapore companies
GUWAHATI, June 22 - Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary today interacted with eleven companies of Singapore through a webinar at Janata Bhawan here. Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna and Commissioner and Secretary Dr KK Dwivedi ...

China cannot bully India any more: Bharali
GUWAHATI, June 22 - After facing stiff resistance from the Indian Army in Dokalam and Ladakh, the Chinese must have realized that the Indian Army is a strong one backed by a strong Government and they cannot bully India any more. This was the observa ...

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